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Sep11

Organizations: Flannery O’Connor-Andalusia Foundation – GA Trend

By Candice Dyer

Like a peacock fanning its plumage, Andalusia, Flannery O’Connor’s homeplace in Milledgeville, is undergoing a restoration sure to enliven the author’s notoriety beyond her traditional readership.

“We’ve always had literary pilgrims from around the world who visit once and shed a tear,” says director Elizabeth Wylie. “We welcome them, but we’re also transforming this place into a working farm, with a variety of programming that celebrates the arts and life ways of O’Connor’s era. We want visitors to have reasons to return and gain something new and enriching from each experience.”

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